i thought allnurses had a sticky on the student forums with links for abg websites. i can't find one. check out this sticky on this forum: http://allnurses.com/forums/f205/pat...es-145201.html
if i remember, there's information about acidosis and alkalosis on there.
here's some of the better abg and acid-base sites i have:
- abgs and compensation thread
- this is an abg and acid/base balance tutorial. you do not have to register to go through the tutorial.
- "abg's: it's all in the family"
- "interpretation of abgs: the battle of bicarb vs. carbon dioxide
- "the abg site". six easy steps to accurately interpret arterial blood gasses from ed4nurses.
- an abg and abg analysis tutorial by a nursing instructor at indiana state university. http://www-isu.indstate.edu/mary/abgpract.htm
- this is a quiz to test what you learned (includes answers).
- "interpretation of abgs: a four step method". from rnceus.com. discusses the authors four step method for interpreting abg values along with patient case studies and examples.
- blood gas basics from mad scientist software
- abg tutorial from butler community college nursing program. includes questions and case scenarios. not sure if all answers to questions are on the site.
- this is an abg review. it has 20 sets of abgs for you to interpret. the answers are at the bottom of the page.
- the home page of an interactive acid-base tutorial for medical students by professor alan grogono at tulane university, but there are things in it that are useful for nursing students. click on buttons throughout the presentation for more specific information. you might want to click on the "alphabetical index" at the left side to get a listing of the subjects covered on this site to save time. also, check out the "links" for more acid-base tutorial sites.
- the online edition of "acid-base physiology" by kerry brandis. there is a lot of information on acid-base balance here and includes information on respiratory and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis. there are short tutorials on the compensation, correction, assessment and prevention of each of these conditions.